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was in kosovo. i don't know if i am more hopeful but i am more empathetic as far as how the kosovo people view the americans that were there at the time. one of my good friends does back to teach at the american university. some of these stories have been translated into albanian and published in kosovo, where we are working to get this book published in kosovo. maybe you know yeta, working to get the book translated and we hope to get its into kosovo. i think that is it. i thank you so much for coming. [applause]
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>> thank you, all of you for your thoughtful questions and insight and a lot of your commentary. we are thrilled to have you here tonight and we have comments on the book on sale, so much more to be experienced in the book and i hope you will grab a copy. otherwise please come see us again. we have readings every monday night and anyway, thanks again. have a good night. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> in des moines, iowa, a home that was built by carl and edith weeks, carl weeks was a man of many and varied interests. one of the most notable legacies of vince interests are his
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amazing collections in terms of art work, sculptor, a library collection, an amazing collection of rare ltd. first edition works, medieval manuscripts. it is incredible. carlo weeks collected the books that he collected not only because they are important historical works but also because he believed books themselves were works of art and it worked beyond the words on the page so he collected almost every edition of leaves of grass, this change the overtime. for carl it was the arch of collecting. karl also collect a variety of first editions of ernest hemingway's work so this is the green hills of africa by hemingway published in 1935. this is a great piece because it
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illustrates the personal relationship that existed between carl weeks and hearst hemingway. this inscription, the very best wishes, ernest hemingway. >> explore the history and literary life of des moines, iowa on c-span2's booktv and sunday afternoon at 2:00 on american history tv on c-span3. booktv takes a look at politico's new and early bookshelf to see what the publication is recommending. on the shelf is a book on the world's hidden geography's unruly places along with the next economic disaster. a look at how private that can spark the economic downfall akin to the financial crisis of 2008. operation shakespeare is next on the shelf which reports on the sting by a homeland security
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unit to protect u.s. citizens from enemies in position of american made weapons and technology. booktv series and we covered a talk daimler coming weeks. also on the shelf is a salt and flattery, the truth about left in their war on women by town hall.com news editor katie pavlik. getting life by michael morgan, a man who spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. pat buchanan, former senior adviser to richard nixon is on the new and noteworthy shelf with the british come back, an account of how richard nixon resurrected his political career following successive election defeat in the early 1960s to become the 37th president of the united states. the online bookshelf recommend the chinaman's chance, historian -- when united states spoke french:an account of america at the end of the eighteenth century through the eyes of five french refugees as well as a
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biography of hillary clinton written by editors of time magazine. finally on politico's book shelf, the biography of winston churchill. to see the full list visit politico.com/bookshells. >> you are watching booktv. washington post columnist david ignatius and cia agent valerie plame talk about the real-life stories that formed their new novels this is about an hour. >> thank you very much. valerie plame and david ignatius to join me up here, great to see all of you. i don't know about you but i already had both of my books signed. i want to show the real power, david bradley is -- david doesn't like when i do this but i want everyone to know

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